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Cannot Vote Unless Your Name is on the Registration List in Your Voting Precinct. Registration Last Year Does Not Exempt You. You Must Register Today and Qualify Again. Registration Places (See Page 1 ) Open Till 9 O'Clock Tonight. Register Today egister LARGEST SWORN CIRCULATION IN NORTHERN INDIANA. AFTERNOON THE WEATHER Indiana: Unsettled to night and Tuesday, prob ably show or-.'; slightly cooler Tuesday In north portion. Lower Michigan: I'n 50ttlcd tonight and Tues day; probably sliowrrs; slightly roller Tuesday in west portion. BEND 3 M M Edition A A AVERAGE DAILY NEWS-TIMES CIRCULATION FOR SEPTEMBER WAS 16,532. READ THE 4 WANTS' VOL. XXXI., NO. 285. SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1914. PRICE TWO CENTS To SOUTH N w MB TDdip(B(B TEUTONS CAPTURE REDOUBTS; CITY IS NOW EXPOSED Left Wing of Russian Army is Defeated After Two Days Serious Battling, Says Ber lin Announcement. PORTUGAL'S ENTRANCE INTO WAR IMMINENT Mobilization Said to Have Been ; Ordered in Response to British Demand Rouman ( ians Urge Neutral Policy. BY FREDERICK WERNER. - BERLIN, (By wireless Via Say rille, N. Y.) Oct. 5. Three jAntwerp foils and iheir redoubts iave been taken, according to an ;nfiicial announcement issued here today. The statement says: "The, Antwerp forts of Lierre, Waelhem,, and Koenigshoycht and iheir immediate redoubts, with 30 guns, have been taken. This breach in the outer circle of forts renders an attack on the in ner circle and the town possible." Another official statement re lating to the operations in the eastern arena of war says: "Near Augustowo the third Si berian and parts of the 22nd Rus sian army corps, forming the left wing of the Russian army crossing the Niemen, were defeated after two days' serious battle. Over 2,000 unwounded prisoners and plenty of guns and machine guns were "taken." That England is drawing on all her resources for tho war with Germany la indicated by tho fact that sho has landed her Indian troops In Franco and that F.ritish ships have arrived at T,ishon to transport Portuguese troops. Portugal's tntranco into tho war is imminent. Mobilization in that coun try is believed to have been ordered in response to a l.ritish demand. Roumanian- for Neutrality. Tt is stated hero that tho Houmanlan crown p.nce has strongly rebuked tho Kussophyl agitation in that coun try and th.it h-aders of "Roumanian parties hae urged a continuance of tho neutral policy. This attitude it was said, upheld by tho Roumanian social ist . who have issued a proclamation condemning Russophyl propaganda bribing of new -pap rs,' They em phasize tho danror of making liussia more powerful. Tho Dutch covernment has strengthened its foree on the south ern frontier to disarm tho IPelgians u ho may cross. A statement relating tho financial condition of Kussia and Germany says: "Russia is issuiiK one and a half million of uncovered r.ot. On tho contrary, in (icrmar.y tho returns of tho Reichhank last w' k showed 1, 7 It. 000 in specie or l.uoO.ooi) more than at tho last previous returns." It became- known today that Kng land is sowing mines in several parts f the North sea and is warr.inff neu tral hhippinc". Muxxn Continues. ojHciat announcement w;;s made in n statement tss-ued at midnU'ht that tho battb' with the. allies was pro ceeding successfully on tho Germau right win--: and in the Argonne region. "The situation continues favorable." says tho statement. "In repulsing tho thinking movement directed against our right wing we havo gained strate gic positions of preat importaneo. In tho Arponr.p region oar offensive is making steady gain?. There is a. lull in the fighting along tho Meuso fol lowing our repulse of attacks made by the French reserves. "Tho operations at Antwerp are be ing carried out according to plan and without s-vero righting. Our artil lery is making breaches in tho fortl hoittions that are still held by the 1M gian "In the r.,M.-rn arena the situation uncha!:- 1." rrlxuitTH 1'raKc Captor. T rit i.-li. French, Relgian and Prus sian prisoners of war are unanimous in declaring that they have received Kt'Od treatment ut the hands of their German captor. WlWn mmW mPtK IP II PIMM ATT iff" IU brail fclii oilL iLfflliy Mil wmk 1 YOUNG DUNNE IS ONLY "KICKED IN THE KIBS 77 CHICAGO, Oct. 5. Maurice Dunne, son of the governor of Illinois, played left end of the Michigan eleven in its game with Case Saturday and re ceived an Injury which compelled his retirement from the battlefield. Gov. Dunno read in the papers of the In Jury and immediately wired to Ann Arbor to learn tho details. Here's the telegram he received in response: "n. i Dunne, Hotel La Salle. Chi cago. Kicked in the ribs. Nothing serious at all. Feeling fine. Signa ture, Maurice." Tho answer quieted tho fears of the governor. It is the ambition of Maurice to play on tho Michigan team when it meets Harvard at Cambiidgo on Oct. 1 MOVE TO LOWE E FO Ei Officials of Indiana Inspection Bureau Will Confer With Mayor Keller Tuesday Changes to be Required. First steps in the Introduction of South Bend into the second classifica tion of Indiana cities in base rating, insuring the city a lower insurance rate, will be taXen at a meeting in 'Mayor Keller's oltice Tuesday morn ing. E. M. Sellers, publisher of .tho Indiana inspection bureau and En gineer .Stone of tho inspection bureau, will introduce recommendations which tho city must follow before it is el igible to second class rating. The meeting Tuesday morning, if Sellers' suggestions aro acted upon, will result in several important changes in tho city's fire department. Tho entranco into second classification entails changes in. several of the city's departments. Hero Arc 1 Yoposotl Changes. Much emphasis is laid upon the fol lowing improvements in the city's present iiro fighting facilities: Tho adequacy of the city's water supply: it must be at least 20,000, 000 gallons daily, both for domestic and lire fighting purposes. Tho installation of several new mains in the western and southern, portions of the city. Thero must be no less than four firemen at each station at any time during tho day or night. Continu ous watch must bo kept. Couplings must be furnished for hose from surrounding towns and cities. That tho fire chief be mado by ordinance ex-olllcTo fire marshal and given the power of an examining court In cases of arson and incen diarism. All old wiring must bo inspected nnd the city electrician "iven orders to make Inspections at regular in tervals thereafter. Building CkIo Necessary. Among the more Important inno vations demanded in the recommenda tions furnished Mayor Keller is tho compulsory preparation of a complete building code in strict conformity with state and municipal legislation for ilro prevention and in other mod ern methods of construction. The mayor said LMonday morning that ho would tako steps to have tho present building code committee rush its re port and prepared code. If tho recommendations aro fol lowed out. it will result in the en trance of this city into second classi fication of Indiana fire insurance rating and in tho following reductions from tho present rate: Brick mercantile buildings, 13 per cent: contents of brick buildings, five per cent; frame mercantile buildings and their contents, eight per cent. To give tho city water department oppor tunity to benefit from the suggestions offered by Sellers, Supt. Toyne has been asked to meet with the mayor and the inspection bureau publisher. It is thought that tho board of works' recent resolution to install a hy draulic valve in tho north pumping station, thereby increasing tho water pressure from 9 7 to 140 pounds, will aid greatly in the final result of tho proposed changes, NAVAL RESERVES MAKE PERFECT TARGET SCORE CHICAGO, Oct. I. Eight hits out of eight shots, a perfect score, featured tho annual target practice of the Illi nois naval reserves on the training ship Is la. He Luzon in lake Michigan, according to the official figures given out today. The average for tho en tire crew of gunners was 73 per cent, which is tald to be tho best showing ever made by naval militia, Twelve crews of five men each did the shoot ing. Tho target measured IZ by 12 yards, the distance was 1.S00 yards and the ship was running. Tour-inch gun, throwing a shell welshing 22 pounds, were Uifcd. MM UT D m lo AT FRONT WITH Russian and German Rulers Are But 225 Miles Apart Di recting Forces Preparing for Great Battle in East. BAVARIAN TROOPS TO BEAR BRUNT OF FIGHT Failure of Austrians to Hold Back Russians Causes Shift of Best Fighters in Kaiser's Army to Right Wing. BY FltAXCIS LAVELLE MTKILXY. PETROGRAD, Oct. 5. Czar Nich olas is now with his army in Poland, where tho main Russian, armies have been concentrated for tho invasion of Germany. ltoy2rheadquarters havo been temporarily established at Brest Litovak, a fortified town on tho river Bug, whero Grand Duke Nicholas and tho general. staff are also located. As the .Russian army advances tho czar will also move his headquarters far ther .west,-first to Siedlce, and then to "Warsaw. Emperor "William of Germany, ac cording to latest reports. Is now at Thorn, East Prussia, the great fort ress that strengthens tho German lino of defense running south to Cracow. Thorn is on the frontier of Poland. Kaiser and czar, actual commanders of tho two greatest .armies in the field, are only 225 miles apart. Less than tho distance from Boston to New York, each on the edge of tho battlefield on which will bo deter mined tho destiny of Europe. Greatest Ikittlo Delayed. On that battlefield, which lies south of Thorn and west of Brest-Litovak, the advance guard of tho two vast armies, havo been skirmishing for three days, but it may bo a week or more before the main forces are lock ed In a death grapple. Unofficial reports received declare that Archduke Charles Frederick, who was commander-in-chief of the Austrian armies so badly defeated in Galicla, has been succeeded by Arch duke Charles Francis, heir to tho throne of Austria-Hungary. Archduke Frederick has been placed in com mand of tho first Austrian army, for merly led by Gen. von Auffenburg. ixso Confidence In Austrian. In tho great battles that is soon to reach a clJmax over a line 2 00 miles long Archc.uko Francis and his armies will form the right wing of tho lino opposing tho Russians. That the Ger mans hatre lost confidence in the Aus trians in shown by the news that the Bavarian corps have taken up posi tions at Czertochowa, where tho fiercest fighting against the Austrians and Germans right wing was expect ed. Tho Bavarian troops are regarded as tho best fighters in the German army, being superior even to the Prussians, who are naturally the favorites of the kaiser. It Is said that King Ludwlg of Bavaria Is In command of the Bavarian corps. (King Ludwig is 69 years old and it is more probable that Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria is In command of these troops. Ho has been un- (CONTINUED ON PAGE FIVE.) 15 Fifteen Nominations Have Been Entered in The News-Times Voting Contest for the S500 The News-Times $500 voting con-' etrt has started off with a whirl. Four church, two lodges, four soci eties and five individuals havo been entered as contestants. Tho nomina tion coupons gives the contestants 1, 000 votes to start with. Twice a week tho comparative standing of tho con testants will be printed. The contest ants entered todate aro as follows: First Baptist church. Trinity Hungarian church. First Christian church. St. James Episcopal church. First Church Evangelical associa tion. Beech Tree court. No. 211. T. B. IL St. Joseph lodge. No. 51. K. of P. Polish Turners, M. P. No. 4. Polonia club. Circle of Mercy. Catherine Murphy. Marcus Gilbert. Hazel Winengar. Hazel Kuespert. Fern Spitler. BULLETINS BUCHAREST, via Rome, Oct. 5. The Roumanian cabinet has decided to await the outcome of the battle be tween the Russians and Austrians be fore taking1 any rnial action on the question of altering its position of neutrality. AMSTERDAM. Oct. f. Refugees from Belgium are pouring into Hol land. They declare that Antwerp is about to fall. Ten steamers that arrived at rlushing Sunday were jammed with residents of Antwerp. The passengers included 100 nuns from Lierre. Villages around Maestricht are filled with panic stricken refugees. PETROGRAD, Oct. 5. Unofficial reports from the front state that Tar now has been captured from its Aus trian defenders and that Russian Cos- sacks have reached a point 10 miles from Cracow. PARIS Oct. 5. Tho Matin prints a telegram from Petrograd saying that it is officially announced there that the Germans lost 80,000 men in killed, wounded and captured in the fighting in the Augustown and Marjampol dis tricts. VIENNA, via Berlin and Amster dam, Oct. 5. The advance of the Ser vian and Montengrin troops into Bos nia has ben checked and they have been driven from that country, It was officially announced today. The an nouncement says that the Austrians ore pursuing" the fleeing allied troops nnd have inflicted heavy losses on the invaders. ATHENS. Oct. 5. Ambassadors of tho triple entente, England, Italy and Spain havo presented to the grand vizier of Turkey a note protesting em phatically against tho abrogation of, capitalization recently announced, ac-; cording to a diplomatic message re-: ceived today from Constantinople. The participation of Ttaly and Spain in this action is regarded as a notice to the porte that those two countries are ready to cast their lots with England, i Franco and Russia. ROME, Oct. 5. The populace of Rome was driven to a frenzy today by publication of reports that Austrians were still laying mines in the Adriatic. Those declared that floating mines were being strewn along tho coast by Austrian marines and naval officers Pressed as fishermen and operating in fishing boats. Crowds paraded the streets today crying: "Down with Austria!' and "Give us war!" CTITASSO, Swizerland. Oct. 5. Two, Austrian ships carrying cargoes of. grain for the Austro-TIungarian ar-i mies have been captured by British warships in tho Adriatic near Pola, ; according to aavices receivea nere. SEEKING NEW CLEWS IN HOLLANDER MURDER AURORA. 111., Oct. 5. Aurora de tectives were sent to Chicago today to track a new clew in the murder of Theresa Hollander In St. Nicholas grave yard here last February. Tony Petras, former fiance of the girl, was acquitted of the crime at his second trial last week. The Aurora police are now hunting Anna Pheney. who while standing near the cemetery srato the night of the murder, is said to have seen a man examine clothing under tho electric light nearby. The officers want a description of this man on the supposition that he Is tho mur derer. STKAMSIIIP MOVKMKXTS. NEW YORK, Oct. 3. No steamers sailing today. Due to arrive today: Minnetonka from London: Flandre from Bor deaux; Oostdyk from Rotterdam. NOMINATION COUPON GOOD FOR 1,000 VOTES NEWS CASH For Address (This coupon is good for only one nomination tor each organization or individual) BRING THIS TO THE NEWS-TIMES OFFICE. Bn TONS NOW HID BELGIANS DEFEND CITY OF ANTIRP English Troops Fighting Side by Side With King Albert's Men to Keep Germans Out of Temporary Capital. HEAVY NAVAL GUNS TO REINFORCE FORTRESS American Consul General Asks Besiegers to Spare Museums, Hospitals and Churches From Terrific Bombardment. BV BERNARD BELLA N COURT. ANTWERP, Oct. 5. British and Belgian troops are nov; fighting shoulder to shoulder in tho defense of Antwerp, according to a statement mado at the war office today. The Belgian field artillery is now cooperating effectually with the Eng lish heavy artillery According to a report from the front the British forc es took up an intrenchod position along tho Nethe river, opposite the main Germany army. The Germans attempted to cross the stream, but were beaten back by artillery. Although it was known that British forces had landed at Ostend, tho offi cial announcement today gave tho firt indication that British troops and English artillery aro aiding the de fense of the temporary Belgian capi tal. It is reported but not officially con firmed that the British marines that landed in Ostend transported heavy naval gains to Antwerp to reinforce the fortresses. Bombardment Continues. The German bombardment of the works south and southeast of the city Is going on without cessation, the In vaders using their henv- howitzers nnd siege artillery, against the forts. The war office claims that the Ger mans have not been able to force a breach at any point and are losing heavily in unsuccessful assaults. "Evon if the Germans should suc ceed in piercing tho first line of lines they would find a surprise awaiting them on the second line," was the sig nificant remark mado today by a member of the general staff. This led to tho belief that there is a strong mixed force of English itnd Belgians massed alone: the second line of forts. Henry W. Diederich, the American consul general in Antwerp, has trans mitted to Brussels through an Ameri can correspondent a map of this city showing the churches, museums and hospitals and a request that these bo spared for bombardment so long as they are not used for war purposes. lTools Cano Lois of Gun. "Wounded Belgian soldiers from the front say that a big distance bctwn Lie:'!'! and Waelhem has been flooded by the Belgian and that :h Germans, in retreating, lost considerable, artil lery. Including one of their heaviest gurs. Theso soldiers say that Gorman air men are kept aloft all tho time watch ing operations and Belgian troops movement in tho rear cf Waelhem, Wovore. Ht. Catherine. The Germans are using their big- ' CONTINUED ON PAGE FIVE.) - TIMES CONTEST AUSTRIANS BOMBARD THE SERVIAN CITY OF SHABATS NIH, Oct. 5. Austrian monitors that have been brought from thr Danube bombarded tho Servian town of Shabats on Saturday night, ac cording to an oiiieial statement is sued here today. "On the ijvornlk-Loznitza front." the statement says, "our troops im pulsed several violent attacks, inlli- t ing heavy losses on thu enemy, who opened fire on Shabatas and Micakar. There arc no other important b-. l opments on that front. "Servian and Montenegrin troops on Saturday approached the outposts of Sarajevo. On Sunday night the en emy's monitors bombarded Shabatas and the position surrounding it. "Nothing of any importance devel oped Sunday. Belsrado has not been bombarded for several days." OF CITY'S VOTERS HAVE REGISTERED Opportunity is Open Until 9 O'clock Tonight With Small Chance of Another Day About 4,000 Out. That lively registration will be nec essary in the. various precincts of South Bend during the remainder of tho day, if the full vote of tho city is to be gotten out in November, was evident today by the reports received from the various precincts at the time of going to press. Tin total vote of the city was 10.S11 at the election last fail and only about two thirds of that number had registered at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon. There aro 48 precincts in the city, the aver age number of registrations per pre cinct being less than 1T0. In the first precinct of the llrst ward, for instance, 20 4 had registered where 4 00 votes were cast last fall. At Turner hall, where T.12 voted last fall, 1S9 had registered, and at Ryell Miller's shop, fourth of the First, 21 G out of f,2 2 had registered. It ran about the same all over the city. There wen 2,100 votes in the First ward last fall, and only a. few over 1,000 had registered at the time of going to press. Jn the Second ward, .'CO out of 1, ZQ0 had registered. The Third ward shows up 4 50 out of 900 votes, and the Fourth 1.200 out cf 2.300. The Fifth ward has registered out of 1.100 votes-; the Sixth 9 00 of l.."00. and the Seventh, 1,100 of 1,2 00. Small C"haiio of Tomorrow. It is possible that in some of out out the precincts petitions will be tiled with the board to remain open tomorrow, the petitions to be signed by five freeholders of the district. In gen eral, however, this is beimr discour aged, it bring argued that tho who do not take interest enough to reg ister today ought not to b given a further chance. Hoards- of registra tion are required to fjh their books with the. county auditor by lo:S0 to night, if hold-over sessions are not to be hold. Headquarters of all tlirc-. parties, democratic, progressive and repub lican, were busy throughout the dav, busy at urging their voters to ret out and register, but in the main thiriL-s have gone off quietly. The ,nlv elash heard of was bet wren r-harle Lainox, inspector in the third j. re nnet of the Third ward. at o Prairie av.. and Alex. Ivingei, who was the citizens' candidate for clerk last fall. Inntre insisted upon hing allowed to remain inside the regis tration place and to help fill out Idanks. This was held to i.a nin.f the law and living bricks are id t,. havo entered into th argument Tngel, however, was finally ejected from the place. t i:ml Tnf errttn. Much interest has been shown throughout th day in the registra tion in the Sixth ward which" has never come up to its former voting strength since the registration law ivent into effect two years ago. Th vote last fall was oniy two-thirds of what it was in 1910 and still it was larger than in 1912. A certain amount of like difficulty exists in th outer precincts of the Second " ar.'i Third wards, and it is in these pre cincts where the two-day sessions of registration boards will probably be held if anywhere. To those who havo not register ed as yet, the list of registration places can be found on page 11. "Tell the voters to remember that 9 o'clock tonight promises to b their lat 'hance.". says IVmoeratie County Chairman Ackerman. "as we are in disposed to put the county to the ex pense of another dav to give dron- day r. chance to re sibly avoid it". ter. if we can i.os- ONLY TWO-THIRDS IS REPULSE ILONG LEFT WING Great Battle of Aisne Continues "Without Decisive Result" But Allied Troops Fall Back Out of Positions. GERMANS RETREAT ON EAST PRUSSIA FRONTIER i Kaiser's Men Abandon Provi sions After Six Day Battle I and Yield Sulwaki and Lomitza. BY FRANKLIN P. MERRICK. PARIS, Oct. 5. 4,Ve have been compelled to i:ive ground at certain points," is the admission made in an official statement is sued here at 3 o'clock this after noon. The statement declares. however, that the battle so far has been indecisive. The statement caused consider able surprise in view of iinofrici.il reports that had reached the citv earlier in the day of continued successes by the allies in their con flict with the Germans. The full statement va as fol lows: ' On our left wine:, north of the Oise, the battle continues very violently. Its result rests unde cided. We have been compelled at certain points to iive ground. On the rest of the front there is no chancre. "in Russia, another battle which lasted six days, the German army which was operating be tween the East Prussian frontier and the Niemen, has been de feated aloin: its full line and has effected a retreat abandoning quantities of supplies. It has evacuated completely the lerrib ry or the government of Sulwaki and Lomitza. The alii--- ar. : t i k , n h.r :.t three sep;rat" peii.ts on tb- ,ri i.:x right wing. Near Soi?-ons. v.-h-rj th- nili'- their lira lirm foothold on tl:- r."r:'-i side of th Aine ri r. t h Frr.. i and I i r it ! -i are in ikin-r :jr-rous f forts to drive hom- a .'. I t Uv -i the German right :'.. tb- 0'rrr;i;i center. The allies have already c t;, tured several strr.g p -i.-iti or.4 the:-, together with a nun.! i of lines . f trenches. Hard r.vhtir.g a!--, go!:-; c a r. r Itoye and near I'ou.ii. Th Frer. are making violent oj:ut atta'k so-.th of Hov-. arid i,ar Douai V Freneh reser-. under i- (are battling; bar! to s:7ith i j jI;k i; s line r commumeat io-. i;eliee Vl-tiry i omph t . Tile arrival of Pres. I'.dr.ca r- a'. front, the optimistif tone f :l,. ;.t! formation .and the gr at nurrJTs prisoners that ar pas-Mr. j r thro,:.; a ! Paris from the hattb zo::.-. nil : - M cab that victory for tho a'.'i- s i- .: -miner. t if it is not already an a' -plishfd f.rt. There 1- n de-:d.--i viction that the A ngb -Fi ee h a: iv.v has; pained -' gr-at sure.--.,, r .:!j.-; J ;.- no-;ncemep.t of v.hi'-h being with held until the ictory i made pie to. I'r Foir.e.ir.- i- fp-cted to -point (Wtt. Jof!re a. Frer:h held n-..r-shad during his vi!t t th t'.-l 1 he. ; quarters of the Fr.-nch r.rrr.y. At th pp'sey.t time Grn. J :': i- rr.rr.a v - r-in-chief of the Fir.h amy. : . his rank low-r than that f F.- : I Marshal Ir John Frem-h. 'Tr.rr. u:-b r of the liritish expeditionary f h s Ituinor German l.iru Cut. A persistent r.::iir has !n - rent hero for 24 h':rs to the . : : that G n. von Kluek' line ,f c. mur.b-ation lias :i rat and th..t th German rieht fia:: b. .s : n f r - I to retire, leaving PW'a prisoners n the h tr.-ls of the a'.lb s. Ar:o v.; !' captured. ae rding to this r : rt. Gen. von Kluck iti p rs n, F it th - report have no orfb-ial f..v.:"r::u:: . The rendition .f the G!!!. m pr - oners that are d ailv being tian-pT!' : through thi.s citv, shows the d- -pet t'.a ctNTiNri:i on iwr.i: fivl:.